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Deaths in cots are not always cot deaths.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3977388     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Agonal histories were traced for 1182 of 1782 postneonatal deaths in Sheffield between 1947 and 1979. Twenty eight per cent of these deaths were histologically inexplicable, 19% were from infections and 15% from malformations. These sudden infection and malformation deaths were explicable, yet by some definitions they would be considered as cot deaths. Varying definitions may lead to confusion, hindering the search for aetiological mechanisms.
Authors:
R Sunderland
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of disease in childhood     Volume:  60     ISSN:  1468-2044     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Dis. Child.     Publication Date:  1985 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-04-04     Completed Date:  1985-04-04     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372434     Medline TA:  Arch Dis Child     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  156-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Communicable Diseases / mortality
Congenital Abnormalities / mortality
England
Humans
Infant
Infant Mortality*
Sudden Infant Death / epidemiology*
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